Meet the team

The Screenhouse team brings our experience in network TV production, live presenting, journalism, theatre – and over a decade training experts in communication – to you. Meet the team!

Our courses are scaled from single trainer sessions to the whole team for an intensive all-day workshop. We also work with role models who bring extra inspiration and experience.

Paul Bader

Paul Bader

Communications Specialist

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Paul’s 30 years’ experience as a TV producer and director means he knows how to get experts to make an impact, and how to adapt content to different audiences.

Originally a scientist, Paul’s programmes have been seen around the world. He heads up Screenhouse’s unit supplying films to The One Show on BBC1.

Barbara Govan

Barbara Govan

CEO Screenhouse

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Barbara has the journalist’s nose for a story. As a TV producer and presenter, she can find attention-grabbing stories from complex content.

Her special passion is helping individuals from under-represented groups to make themselves heard.

Victoria Pritchard

Victoria Pritchard

Voice Coach

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Victoria is a hugely experienced and respected voice and presentation coach. She works with organisations around the world including FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 company boards, academics, experts and government departments up to cabinet office.

Victoria’s background is as a TV and theatre actor and director, with voice training by Royal Shakespeare Company legend Dame Cicely Berry.

Role Models

Remarkable
role models

Screenhouse has teamed up with Britain’s top science communicators. These exceptional and inspiring individuals will come to you as part of a Screenhouse course, or to deliver a keynote. Work with Screenhouse and work with the best.

Our courses are scaled from single trainer sessions to the whole team for an intensive all-day workshop, and for groups from 1 to 30 and up: take a look at our trainers.

DR MAGGIE ADERIN-POCOCK MBE

Scientist, Speaker, TV Presenter

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Maggie is the presenter of the world’s longest-running TV series, BBC’s The Sky at Night. Inspiration is an over-used word, but describes Maggie’s journey from dyslexia at school to degree and doctorate from Imperial College. Her jobs include leading teams making optical instruments for spacecraft.

An in-demand speaker passionate about science, she has addressed 400,000 school children, and the world economic forum.

Alok Jha

Science Writer and Speaker

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Alok is one of Britain’s top science journalists. As Science Editor of The Guardian newspaper, and Science Correspondent of ITV News, he has taken science to millions. He’s now a Wellcome Trust science fellow looking at new ways to communicate science.

Alok has teamed up with Screenhouse to show how future science leaders must learn to use science media, and new media.

Dr Suze Kundu

Nanochemist and Communicator

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Suze is a scientist and vibrant communicator. She specialises in nano chemistry (at Imperial College and University of Surrey), and talks about it on Discovery Channel and in front of many live audiences.

She’s working with Screenhouse to bring delegates her energy and experience.